CHINO (CBSLA.com) — A police officer on a motorcycle was seriously injured in a violent crash in Chino, authorities said.
The accident happened Monday afternoon at an intersection near the 60 Freeway in the Central Avenue on- and off- ramp.READ MORE: Several Detained After Off-Duty Deputy's Vehicle Struck By Pellet Gun In Canyon Country
The unidentified officer was airlifted to a hospital in serious condition. The officer was said to be breathing, responsive and conscious.
It remains unclear how the accident between the officer and a red truck occurred. The driver of the truck remained at the scene to talk with officers.READ MORE: Judge: LAPD Must Restrict Use Of Less Lethal Projectile Launchers
The California Highway Patrol is investigating. It remains unclear who was at fault.
Due to the crash and investigation, the east and west off-ramps off the 60 Freeway at Central were closed. For traffic updates, tune-in to KNX 1070 NEWSRADIO.MORE NEWS: 2 Injured After Vehicle Falls Nearly 300 Feet Into Embankment Off Angeles Forest Highway
No further details were immediately available.